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Tonnelle Avenue is a ground-level station on the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) located at 51st Street in North Bergen, New Jersey. The station opened for service on February 25, 2006.

Tonnelle Avenue
Hudson–Bergen Light Rail station
The platform of the Tonnelle Avenue HBLR station.
LocationTonnelle Avenue at 51st Street
North Bergen, NJ 07047
Coordinates40°47′14″N 74°01′52″W / 40.787327°N 74.03119°W / 40.787327; -74.03119Coordinates: 40°47′14″N 74°01′52″W / 40.787327°N 74.03119°W / 40.787327; -74.03119
Owned byNew Jersey Transit
Platforms1 island platform
ConnectionsNJT Bus NJT Bus: 83, 127
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone1
OpenedFebruary 25, 2006[1]
Electrified750 V (DC) overhead catenary
Passengers (2006)142,480 Steady 0%
Preceding station NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Following station
Bergenline Avenue West Side–Tonnelle Terminus
Bergenline Avenue
toward Hoboken

Service from the station travels to West Side Avenue in Jersey City at all times. On weekdays, service is also available to Hoboken Terminal. In conjunction with the station, New Jersey Transit operates a 730-space park-and-ride lot on Tonnelle Avenue (U.S. Route 1 & 9), between 49th and 51st Streets.

Currently, the station is the northern terminus for the light rail system, with two tracks and an island platform. The proposed Northern Branch Corridor Project would extend the line from Tonnelle Avenue north into Englewood, in eastern Bergen County.

Daily and monthly parking is available. Monthly parking passes are available on the 19th of each month for the following month.


Platform layoutEdit

M Mezzanine Exit/entrance, park and ride, buses
Platform level
Southbound      Hoboken–Tonnelle toward Hoboken (Bergenline Avenue)
     West Side–Tonnelle toward West Side Avenue (Bergenline Avenue)
Island platform, doors will open on the left or right  
Southbound      Hoboken–Tonnelle toward Hoboken (Bergenline Avenue)
     West Side–Tonnelle toward West Side Avenue (Bergenline Avenue)



  1. ^ "NJ Transit Announces Grand Opening Date for New Light Rail Stations" (Press release). February 2, 2006. Retrieved December 27, 2017.

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